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List of notable or famous professors from Turkey, with bios and photos, including the top professors born in Turkey and even some popular professors who immigrated to Turkey. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Turkish professors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These professors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known professor from Turkey is included when available.

Everything from Daron Acemoğlu to Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu is included on this list.

This historic professors from Turkey list can help answer the questions "Who are some Turkish professors of note?" and "Who are the most famous professors from Turkey?" These prominent professors of Turkey may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Turkish professors.

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Abdullah Atalar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Professors from Turkey
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Abdullah Atalar is a Turkish scientist and academic. Atalar is the Rector of Bilkent University, and a professor at Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He received B.S. degree from Middle East Technical University, in 1974, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1976 and 1978, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. His thesis work was on reflection acoustic microscopy. Atalar is a member of Scientific and Technological Research Council science board, Turkish Academy of Sciences, and chairman of the board of directors of TUBITAK Space and TUBITAK Ulakbim since 2004. He is the deputy chairman of the board of directors of Tepe Group. He is a fellow of the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Southeastern Anatolia Region, Turkey, Gaziantep Province, Gaziantep, Asia, + more

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Ahmet Davutoğlu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Professors from Turkey
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Ahmet Davutoğlu is a Turkish diplomat and politician who has been the Prime Minister of Turkey since 28 August 2014 and the leader of the Justice and Development Party since 27 August 2014. He previously served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2009 to 2014, pursuing a policy of expanding Turkey's regional influence in former Ottoman territories and rebuilding relations with Israel after the 2009 Gaza flotilla raid on the MV Mavi Marmara. Prior to becoming Foreign Minister, Davutoğlu served as chief advisor to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and became an AKP Member of Parliament for Konya in the 2011 general election. He is also a political scientist, an academic, and an ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Taşkent, Turkey

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Ali Bardakoğlu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Professors from Turkey
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Ali Bardakoğlu is the former president of the Presidency of Religious Affairs of Turkey. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Tosya, Turkey

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Atilla Yayla


Atilla Yayla, is a Turkish political thinker and a proponent of conservative democracy. He was Professor of Politics, Political Economy and Political Philosophy at Gazi University in Turkey He is the department head of the International Relations department at Faculty of Commercial Sciences of Istanbul Commerce University in Turkey. He also writes articles to the daily national conservative, pro-government Yeni Şafak newspaper. He was plagiarized an article from CATO Journal ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Turkey